September 2018

 

Melbourne mum’s heartbreaking plea to parents: be SunSmart for life

Friday 28 September 2018

A powerful new campaign launching today highlights the personal cost of skin cancer in an effort to get parents to increase their SunSmart habits.

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Childhood obesity rates in Victoria highest in the country: new data

Thursday 27 September 2018

Childhood overweight and obesity rates in Victoria are sky rocketing faster than any other state, with new data showing almost 1 in 3 kids are now overweight or obese.

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Most Victorians in the dark about men’s high melanoma risk

Wednesday 12 September 2018

A new survey shows most Victorians are unaware of men’s high melanoma risk, despite men being more likely to be diagnosed with, and die from, the disease.

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No butts about it: stand-up comic urges Aboriginal community to screen for bowel cancer

Monday 10 September 2018

There’s a time and a place for toilet jokes – and a stand-up comedy show about bowel cancer prevention is exactly that place. Flushed! A coonie could save your life, performed by award-winning comedian Denise McGuinness, is touring Victoria to highlight the importance of bowel screening for the Victorian Koori community.

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McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Centre

Tuesday 4 September 2018

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer is now a designated World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Law and Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), focusing on the effective use of law to prevent and control NCDs.

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